Undertake complex environmental project work

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSS027010A, 'Undertake complex environmental project work'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Review and confirm project requirements with manager


Confirm own role, limits of responsibility and reporting requirements for assigned projects/project activities


Review enterprise project management procedures and controls


Review background information for each project/project activity to clarify intended outcomes, key stakeholders, drivers and likely constraints


Analyse project plans and clarify roles and responsibilities of project team members, deliverables, timeframes, stakeholder involvement and available resources


Negotiate any necessary changes to project plans in accordance with enterprise project management procedures


Update project plans with confirmed information for milestones, resources, team members and stakeholder details, as appropriate


Organise and undertake project activities


Use appropriate project management tools to achieve efficient integration and sequencing of projects/activities


Consolidate schedules of activities, timeframes and milestones on a single planning management framework to enable efficient monitoring of each project/project activity


Identify possible/actual clashes in activities and negotiate alternatives with project managers and/or own manager, as appropriate


Carry out own project tasks in accordance with relevant project plans and manage any variations in accordance with enterprise project management procedures


Capture, record and store required project information and data


Support project team members to achieve project milestones and assigned outputs with resources available


Seek manager’s advice when challenges are beyond own technical competence or when input from environmental specialists may be required


Manage the progress of multiple projects/activities


Anticipate risks to progress or achievement of project outcomes and notify relevant personnel in accordance with risk management plans


Monitor completion of project activities and progress against targets and milestones


Negotiate and/or implement corrective actions, as necessary, with project team members/managers in accordance with enterprise project management procedures and controls


Develop solutions in response to project problems or unforseen/changed circumstances in consultation with project managers and/or own manager, as appropriate


Provide regular project reports in accordance with project plans and enterprise project management procedures


Finalise project activities


Provide deliverables for each project/project activity in accordance with the specified timeframe and quality standards


Provide deliverables for each project/project activity in accordance with the specified timeframe and quality standards


Ensure all project records are accurate and complete


Evaluate project processes to identify unresolved issues and recommend opportunities for improvement of future projects/project activities


Provide timely and accurate project reports in accordance with enterprise project management procedures and using the specified style, language and formatsArchive project information and return borrowed/unused resources in accordance with enterprise project management procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS027010A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS70211 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management